Four year psa 0.1

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wiggyann
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   Posted 11/17/2010 10:48 PM (GMT -6)   
My husband had his  annual appointment at his  radiation oncologist and his psa at four years was 0.1.
His last psa a year ago was 0.4.5 which was up half a point and had us concerned. 
 
  Wiggyann
 
 
                           
 
Husband diagnosed December of '66
psa 6.6 at biopsy, but had been 7.3
eight of of twelve cores positive
Gleason 7  (all 3+3, except one which was 3+4)
25 IMRT plus a seed implant
psa two years and two months 0.4
psa at three years 0.4.5 
psa at four years 0.1
  :-)

Fairwind
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   Posted 11/18/2010 1:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations and thanks for posting the good news!! Any side effects from the RT?

Steve n Dallas
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   Posted 11/18/2010 4:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Cool.

livinadream
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   Posted 11/20/2010 6:26 PM (GMT -6)   
four years and still a .1 wow that is pretty good. Merry christmas early. I hope to go back down to .1 soon.

peace to you
Dale
My PSA at diagnosis was 16.3
age 47 (current)

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/dalechildress

My gleason score from prostate was 4+5=9 and from the lymph nodes (3 positive) was 4+4=8
I had 44 IMRT's
I was on Lupron, Casodex, and Avodart for two years with my last shot March 2009. I am currently (7-22-2010) not on any medication.
My Oncology hospital is The Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion IL
PSA July of 2007 was 16.4
PSA May of 2008 was.11
PSA July 24th, 2008 is 0.04
PSA Dec 16th, 2008 is .016
PSA Mar 30th, 2009 is .02
PSA July 28th 2009 is .01
PSA OCt 15th 2009 is .11
PSA Jan 15th 2010 is .13
PSA April 16th of 2010 is .16
PSA July 22nd of 2010 is .71
Testosterone keeps rising, the current number is 156, up from 57 in May

T level dropped to 37 Mar 30th, 2009
cancer in 4 of 6 cores
92%
80%
37%
28%

Purgatory
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   Posted 11/20/2010 6:33 PM (GMT -6)   
that is wonderful news, happy for both of you!!
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 Not taking it
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/23/10

Magaboo
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   Posted 11/20/2010 6:41 PM (GMT -6)   
What a wonderful Christmas present! Congratulations. Here is hoping to many
more years of the same.
 
Mag

Born 1936
PSA 7.9, Gleason Score 3+4=7, 2 of 8 positive
open RP Nov 06, T3a, Gleasons 3+4=7, Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06, Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA tests in 2008: Mar.=.04; Jun.=.05; Sept.=.08; at SRT Start=0.1, Salvage RT completed (33 days-66Gy) 19 Dec 08
PSA: in Jan 09 =.05, all tests to date (Jul 10) <.04

James C.
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   Posted 11/21/2010 8:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Great news, love to see long term results posted..
James C. Age 63
Gonna Make Myself A Better Man tinyurl.com/28e8qcg
4/07: PSA 7.6, 7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe, GS6
9/07: Nerve Sparing open RRP, Path: pT2c, 110 gms., all clear except:
Probable microscopic involvement of the left apical margin -GS6
3 Years: PSA's .04 each test until 04/10-.06, 09/10-.09- Uh-Oh
ED continues: Bimix .30cc & Trimix .15cc PRN
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